Space Science

Resources

Let’s Talk Science volunteer works on the Tomatosphere project with three students.

Tomatosphere™

Through Tomatosphere™, your students investigate the effects of outer space on the germination of tomato seed. This is a hands-on program that builds scientific inquiry and experimentation skills.
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Tomatosphere™

Living Space class in Space

Living Space

Participating classes will explore how indoor environmental conditions influence human health, and identify the best conditions for healthy living. This knowledge is important not only on Earth, but also on the International Space Station (ISS), the future Lunar Gateway, and as long-duration space travel progresses, maybe even on Mars!
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Living Space

Testing of the Boeing Starliner spacesuit

Testing Spacesuit Material

Learn about a new material for spacesuits and the engineer who designed it.
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Testing Spacesuit Material

Tyson Haverkort on video call

Tyson Haverkort

Education Pathway
Job Title
Geospatial Solutions Specialist
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Tyson Haverkort

Exploring the World of Physics Symposium 2020

Exploring the World of Physics 2020 Symposium

- A unique opportunity for students to meet real scientists.
- An open door to real scientists who talk about their work, career and how they solve real-world problems.
- All in an online format easily accessible to all across Canada!
- For whom? Grades 10-12 students, teachers and educators
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Exploring the World of Physics 2020 Symposium

Hilary Jamdricic | Coordonnatrice du programme de leadership

Hilary Jamdricic

Education Pathway
Job Title
Coordinator of Leadership Programs
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Hilary Jamdricic

Franz Newland | Assistant Lecturer, Space Engineering

Franz Newland

Education Pathway
Job Title
Assistant Lecturer
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Franz Newland

Jamie Sevigny au travail

Jamie Sevigny

Education Pathway
Job Title
Management Engineer
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Jamie Sevigny

Skyglow from a city and highway

Light Pollution

Light can be a type of pollution. Learn about the damage it causes to people and living things as well as how you can prevent it.
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Light Pollution

compass pointing north

How can I tell which way is north at night?

Do you like to look at the stars? What can you identify in the night sky? Try finding some important constellations tonight!
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How can I tell which way is north at night?

Adult and children looking through telescope

The Optics of Telescopes

Learn about telescopes, how they work & why they're important to astronomers.
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The Optics of Telescopes

Photo de Mike Dixon

Mike Dixon

Education Pathway
Job Title
Professor and Director of CESRF
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Mike Dixon

Hubble Space Telescope as seen during a servicing mission in 2009

Airborne & Space Telescopes

Hubble Space Telescope as seen during a servicing mission in 2009 (NASA)
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Airborne & Space Telescopes

Close-up of the Arecibo Observatory radio telescope

SETI - The Search for extraterrestrial Intelligence

Some astronomers are not looking for stars, planets or galaxies. They are searching for intelligent life in the universe beyond our planet.
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SETI - The Search for extraterrestrial Intelligence

Boy looking through telescope at night

Optical Telescopes

Learn about the history of telescopes and the function of refracting and reflecting optical telescopes.
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Optical Telescopes